Orange Butter Lip Balm


I have a notebook where I write down my notes from the blog kitchen, makes lists of things I would like to try and dream up formulations. As time goes on, sometimes I forget those thoughts are in my project notebook. I had the opportunity to flip through my book and I found a formulation I had created but never tested. After looking a the recipe, I decided it was time to make it. After all, it had orange butter in it. What citrus lover could resist? Come join me as we make this luscious orange butter lip balm.

I really enjoyed this recipe. It is firm but it has a nice smooth and is just slightly glossy. One thing that rather surprised me is that this formulation is smooth and creamy like there is Castor Oil in to formulation but there isn’t any! There is also an almost imperceptible tackiness that lends to a glossy feel without looking unnaturally glossy. If there are any lip balm recipes I recommend you try, this is one of them!

Collect Needed Items:

Ingredients
Beeswax
Orange Butter
Avocado Butter
White Cocoa Butter
Olive Oil
Equipment
Scale
Microwaveable Container
Spoons
Pipettes
Lip Balm Containers

Recipe:

Recipe in Ounces
2.52 oz Beeswax
1.51 oz Orange Butter
1 oz Avocado Butter
1.51 oz White Cocoa Butter
4.03 oz Olive Oil
Recipe in Grams
71 grams Beeswax
42 grams Orange Butter
28 grams Avocado Butter
42 grams White Cocoa Butter
113 grams Olive Oil
Recipe in Percentages
25% Beeswax
15% Orange Butter
10% Avocado Butter
15% White Cocoa Butter
40% Olive Oil

Weigh all of the ingredients into a microwave safe container. Heat gently until all of the ingredients are liquid. Stir well. Pour the lip balm solution into containers and allow to cool. Package and pamper your lips. Enjoy!

Taylor

Finished Lip Balm

Weighing Beeswax

Weighing Oils

Weighing Oils

Weighing Oils

Weighing Oils

Melting Oils

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Rating: 4.0/5 (7 votes cast)
Orange Butter Lip Balm, 4.0 out of 5 based on 7 ratings
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About Taylor

I'm a twenty something happy, animal loving, curious experimenter. I love reaching back into history and trying old recipes for cosmetics or foods. I'm constantly asking "Why?" My curiosity has me trying new things. I love taking walks with my dog as well as staying at home to cuddle with the dog and my cats. Some of my favorite scents include Hinoki Wood, Rose Garden, Jasmine and Gladiator.

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